Iroquois Central has been taking steps to provide additional opportunities to educate their students on Native American history and culture. Last week, students of Iroquois Middle and High School welcomed two Native American guest speakers. They spoke to over 800 students over the course of the day about Native American cultures by telling stories, performing traditional music and answering questions.
The Innovation Games will return to Holland Central in May and the organizers hope it will continue to grow with participation from additional schools and businesses.
The Farm-to-School Program is a component of New York State’s efforts to increase the amount of fresh and local foods served in schools. Last week, grants totalling half a million dollars were awarded to eight districts across the state to increase the number of locally grown options on school menus. East Aurora is one of the recipients of the grants.
As the end of an era comes to a close later this month, with East Aurora High School Principal Jay Hoagland retiring after several decades, adjustments are being made to the administrative staff in the building. Assistant Principal William Roberts will slide into the role of principal, and Tracey Simchick was hired as the new assistant principal.
The East Aurora Village Board tabled further discussions on an amended development plan for the complete renovation of the Kwik Fill near the traffic circle. Representatives for the company were not at the Nov. 21 meeting, but are expected at the Dec. 5 meeting.
It was a sure sign that Christmas was coming: The East Aurora Advertiser photographer making his annual trek down to the Post Office to take the picture of Postmaster Wayne H. Wright and other postal workers dwarfed by stacks of mailbags.